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Infected with Spyware Secure?


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#1 Barry Anns

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 08:26 AM

I am working on a laptop for my wife's grandad. I am an IT professional, and have removed various spyware programs and resolved issues before, however, this one has me stumped and I need help from the experts.

The problem is that I keep getting IE popups (in full screen). The most common popup is "Spyware Secure", and the website is www.antispyware-solutions.com. I also have other popups coming up - www.sport.co.uk, www.businessinternetdirectory.com etc.

I have also noticed that a iexplore.exe process keeps re-spawning, even when I kill it.

I have run AdAware 2008, Spybot Search & Destroy and Windows Defender, but none can seem to remove this program.

Here is a log from Hijack This:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:14:56, on 27/12/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Supportsoft\bin\tgsrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sessmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: LogMeIn Maintenance Service (LMIMaint) - LogMeIn, Inc. - C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
O23 - Service: SupportSoft Sprocket Service (TalkTalk) (sprtsvc_TalkTalk) - SupportSoft, Inc. - C:\Program Files\TalkTalk\bin\sprtsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SupportSoft Repair Service (TalkTalk) (tgsrvc_TalkTalk) - SupportSoft, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Supportsoft\bin\tgsrvc.exe

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End of file - 1954 bytes

Thanks in advance for your help.

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#2 KoanYorel

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Posted 07 January 2009 - 12:35 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.

If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.

Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.


Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
  • Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
  • A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
  • Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_Scan
  • Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.
  • Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.
Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERE

This may seem repetitive, but we need to see the current status of your system, please.
Please Hold on it may take us a day or so to get back with you.

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 09:18 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this Topic is now closed.

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